MORNING NEWS BRIEF [March 15, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [March 15, 2021]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [March 15, 2021] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The U.S. continued their assessment on their policy reaching out to North Korea as an attempt to reduce the risks of escalation which have not received any response. Source: TASS
  2. The UK will open the second headquarter in Scotland, to declare Britain’s support for Scottist independence despite their frail ties caused by COVID-19 reponses and Brexit. Source: Reuters
  3. The influx of illegal migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has been raised to the FEMA, as 11 million undocumented immigrants were recorded. Source: Sputnik
WORLD
  1. Kosovo opened their embassy in Jerusalem to Israel after the establishment of diplomatic relations with Israel, the first european country to establish an embassy in a disputed area. Source: Al Jazeera
  2. The U.S. urged Paraguay to continue working with democratic partners including Taiwan following the on-going protest against the government’s mishandling of COVID-19. Source: Reuters
  3. Italy’s Northern region of Piedmont decided to halt the usage of a batch of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines, following the death of a teacher after his vaccination. Source: CNA
REGIONS
  1. China denounced the G7 statement on the Hong Kong electoral system reform, saying that it distorted facts and violated international law and interfered in China’s internal affairs. Source: Xinhua Net
  2. Myanmar’s security force killed at least 22 protesters in the suburb of Yangon, while 16 other protesters were killed in another place, making it the deadliest day since Feb 1st. Source: The Straits Times
  3. Australia and Singapore are discussing the possibility of a travel bubble cooperation which allows people to travel between both countries without having to quarantine. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. Cambodia and the EEC discussed the agendas for the 3rd meeting, focusing on industry cooperation and negotiations process for FTA between Cambodia and the EAEU. Source: AKP
  2. MoEYS announced the close down of all the public and private educational institutions in Koh Kong province to prevent the large scale community cluster of COVID-19. Source: AKP
  3. MoH enforced the mandatory mask and social distancing policy of COVID-19 in the determined areas that the violators shall be fined from $50 to $250. Source: Khmer Times